The City of Williston Finance Department’s primary responsibilities are to oversee and manage the financial related activity of the City, including budget, purchasing and contracts, grant administration, investments, revenue, payroll, debt, utility billing and collection, and other accounting and financial reporting. Provides advice to the City’s elected and appointed officials on issues affecting the current and future financial affairs of the City. Also provides financial support to operating departments and reports accurate and timely financial information to the City Council, management, citizens of Williston and other government entities.
The department maintains reasonable internal controls to safeguard the City’s assets. Ensure the timely and accurate recording of transactions in accordance with generally accepted government accounting standards and applicable laws or regulations. Overall, the Finance Department’s mission is to provide sound financial management, assistance and dependable advice relative to the City’s decision making process with the best interest of the citizens and taxpayers.